Earthquake Off Mexico Kills Dozens, Sparks Tsunami Warning

The most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in a century struck off the country’s southern coast early Friday, killing at least 26 people and prompting warnings of possible tsunami waves up to 10 feet high.

The quake just before 1 a.m. ET was stronger than the 1985 tremor that killed more than 5,000 people in Mexico City, according to Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto.

But with an epicenter 40 miles off the coast and some 460 miles from the capital itself, early indications suggested the damage was far more limited.

via Earthquake Off Mexico Kills Dozens, Sparks Tsunami Warning – NBC News

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